Our Diabetes service aims to educate, assist and support people with diabetes and their families to gain and apply the information, confidence, practical problem solving and skills needed to manage their diabetes.
This service aims to achieve the best possible outcomes within each person’s own circumstances.
Become more informed about Diabetes self-care by speaking with one of our Diabetes Nurses. Appointments can be arranged by contacting the Community Care Intake Service on 1800 654 324.
How will our Diabetes Service help you?
A local Diabetes Nurse and Dietitian will individualise their education program specific for your needs. They will work with you to achieve best self-care management through the following steps to success:
- Healthy eating
- Being active
- Monitoring your sugar levels
- Taking medication
- Problem solving
- Healthy approach to coping with diabetes
- Reducing risk factors that impact your health
To make an appointment with a local Diabetes Nurse or a Dietitian please contact the Community Care Intake Service on 1800 654 324.
Services are provided for all people with diabetes including:
- People with pre-diabetes symptoms
- Those newly diagnosed with diabetes
- Diabetes in pregnancy
- All age groups impacted by diabetes
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